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Record Review: Ric Ocasek – “Beatitude” US DLX RM CD Delights [pt 4]

[…continued from last post] The second single, “Jimmy Jimmy,” had been re-recorded and mixed for something more jovial for pop radio. The minimal template of the album version had been goosed with a few more synth fills and a vastly … Continue reading

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Record Review: Ric Ocasek – “Beatitude” US DLX RM CD Delights [pt 3]

[…continued from last post] What was once side two was less eclectic than the first half of the album, but it started, commercially, with the most radio-ready song it would offer. “A Quick One” adhered closest to The Cars pop … Continue reading

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Record Review: Ric Ocasek – “Beatitude” US DLX RM CD Delights [pt 2]

[…continued from last post] If “Jimmy Jimmy” was a space probe past the frontiers of “Panorama,” then “Something To Grab For” was the instance on this album of Ocasek keeping one foot on safe ground. It sounded for all the … Continue reading

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Record Review: Ric Ocasek – “Beatitude” US DLX RM CD Delights [pt 1]

Ric Ocasek: Beatitude US CD [2020] Jimmy Jimmy Something To Grab For Prove I Can’t Wait Connect Up To Me A Quick One Out Of Control Take A Walk Sneak Attack Time Bomb Jimmy Jimmy (Single Version) Prove (Extended Remix) … Continue reading

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Ric Ocasek: 1944-2019

Well, the big news this morning was the death of Ric Ocasek that had occurred on Sunday morning. Ocasek was one of the odder rock superstars to have mined platinum. He was an quirky looking gent who was possibly one … Continue reading

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